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  1. The cardiovascular system consists of the heart, blood vessels, and the approximately [how many?] liters of blood that the blood vessels transport.[Points: 1]
  2. Each heartbeat makes the two-chambers pump (left and right).[Points: 1]
  3. Each heartbeat makes all four-chambers pump (left and right).[Points: 1]
  4. The ___________ side of the heart receives oxygenated blood from the lungs and pumps it through the systemic arteries to the tissues of the body.[Points: 1]
  5. The heart is connected to which of the following blood vessels: (mark all that are correct).[Points: 1]
  6. How many circulatory loops are there in the human body?[Points: 1]
  7. Which ventricle pushes oxygenated blood to the arteries?[Points: 1]
  8. There are three major types of blood vessels: arteries, capillaries and veins.[Points: 1]
  9. Arteries are blood vessels that carry blood __________ the heart.[Points: 1]
  10. Veins are blood vessels that carry blood __________ the heart.[Points: 1]
  11. Veins rely on gravity, inertia, and the force of skeletal muscle contractions to help push blood back to the heart, not heartbeats.[Points: 1]
  12. The heart – as an organ which also needs blood irrigation – does not get blood either from arteries or veins, but rather has its own system.[Points: 1]
  13. Blood is made up of red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, and liquid plasma.[Points: 1]
  14. White blood cells and leukocytes are the same thing.[Points: 1]
  15. Is an abdominal aortic aneurism a circulatory pathology?[Points: 1]
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